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Eliot Cutler on Crime
Independent Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Eliot Cutler on other issues.
  • Assure support services for victims of domestic violence. (Sep 2014)
Paul LePage on Crime
Republican Governor: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Paul LePage on other issues.
  • Victim's Compensation Fund to address domestic violence. (Feb 2013)
Michael Michaud on Crime
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)

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ME 2014: 2014 ME Senate debate


Shenna Bellows on Crime
Democratic Challenger: Click here for Shenna Bellows on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Susan Collins on Crime
Republican Jr Senator (ME): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Susan Collins on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Rated 25% by CURE, indicating anti-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Reduce recidivism by giving offenders a Second Chance. (Mar 2007)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Scott D`Amboise on Crime
Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Scott D`Amboise on other issues.
  • Supports the federal death penalty. (Nov 2006)
  • Stricter penalties for juveniles & corporate criminals. (Nov 2006)
Cynthia Dill on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for the full quote OR click here for Cynthia Dill on other issues.
  • Alternative penalties for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2006)
Olympia Snowe on Crime
Republican Sr Senator (ME): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for Olympia Snowe on other issues.
  • Voted YES on reinstating $1.15 billion funding for the COPS Program. (Mar 2007)
  • Voted NO on $1.15 billion per year to continue the COPS program. (May 1999)
  • Voted YES on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted YES on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on replacing death penalty with life imprisonment. (Apr 1994)
  • Rated 38% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
Charlie Summers on Crime
Secretary of State; Republican Senate Challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Charlie Summers on other issues.
  • Mandatory jail for drug crimes; penalties for online crimes. (Nov 2008)
  • Supports the federal death penalty. (Nov 2008)

House:


Michael Michaud on Crime
Democratic Representative (ME-2): Click here for 4 full quotes OR click here for Michael Michaud on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Increase funding for "COPS ON THE BEAT" program. (Jan 2007)
  • Facilitate recovering crime victim restitution fees. (Apr 2011)
Chellie Pingree on Crime
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)

Former candidates & officeholders:


John Baldacci on Crime
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 70% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Matt Dunlap on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger (2012): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Matt Dunlap on other issues.
  • Alternative penalties for non-violent offenders. (Nov 2002)
Angus King on Crime
Independent Senate Challenger: Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • More prisons, but more alternative sentencing. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Angus King on Crime
Former Independent Governor (1995-2002): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Angus King on other issues.
  • Opposes the death penalty. (Nov 1998)
  • More prisons, but more alternative sentencing. (Nov 1998)
  • Supports flexible federal block grants for crime programs. (Sep 2001)
Tom Allen on Crime
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 60% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
Tom Allen on Crime
2008 Senate challenger; Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for 7 full quotes OR click here for Tom Allen on other issues.
  • Voted YES on expanding services for offenders' re-entry into society. (Nov 2007)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Rated 60% by CURE, indicating mixed votes on rehabilitation. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)
William Cohen on Crime
Republican Senator (Former): Click here for 6 full quotes OR click here for William Cohen on other issues.
  • Voted NO on limiting death penalty appeals. (Apr 1996)
  • Voted NO on limiting product liability punitive damage awards. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on restricting class-action lawsuits. (Dec 1995)
  • Voted YES on repealing federal speed limits. (Jun 1995)
  • Voted NO on mandatory prison terms for crimes involving firearms. (May 1994)
  • Voted NO on rejecting racial statistics in death penalty appeals. (May 1994)
Jim Longley on Crime
Republican Former (1994-) (District 1): Click here for 3 full quotes OR click here for Jim Longley on other issues.
  • Voted NO on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted YES on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • More prisons, more enforcement, effective death penalty. (Sep 1994)
Jean Hay Bright on Crime
Democratic challenger: Click here for 2 full quotes OR click here for Jean Hay Bright on other issues.
  • Strongly Opposes the Death Penalty. (Dec 2005)
  • Strongly Opposes Three Strikes sentencing laws. (Dec 2005)
Eric Mehnert on Crime
Democratic Senate Challenger: Click here for Eric Mehnert on other issues.
    No stance on record.
Chellie Pingree on Crime
Democratic Representative (ME-1): Click here for the full quote OR click here for Chellie Pingree on other issues.
  • Voted YES on enforcing against anti-gay hate crimes. (Apr 2009)
John Baldacci on Crime
Democratic ME Governor; previously Rep. (ME-2): Click here for 9 full quotes OR click here for John Baldacci on other issues.
  • End parole for repeat violent offenders. (Nov 2006)
  • Voted YES on funding for alternative sentencing instead of more prisons. (Jun 2000)
  • Voted NO on more prosecution and sentencing for juvenile crime. (Jun 1999)
  • Voted YES on maintaining right of habeas corpus in Death Penalty Appeals. (Mar 1996)
  • Voted NO on making federal death penalty appeals harder. (Feb 1995)
  • Rated 70% by CURE, indicating pro-rehabilitation crime votes. (Dec 2000)
  • Moratorium on death penalty; more DNA testing. (Mar 2001)
  • More funding and stricter sentencing for hate crimes. (Apr 2001)
  • Require DNA testing for all federal executions. (Mar 2001)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  


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